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ICEHOTEL - Luxury Snowmobile

ICEHOTEL with a twist! An incredible journey to the foot of Sweden's highest mountain, Mount Kebnekaise, on the shores of the frozen Lake Láddjujávri.

Overview

The traditional ICEHOTEL holiday and a magical experience in Swedish Lapland.

Fly from the UK to Kiruna and enjoy two nights at the world famous and original ICEHOTEL. You land in this magical winter wonderland at Kiruna airport in the early afternoon. The transfer to ICEHOTEL takes just twenty minutes. Check in at the main reception, collect your warm outer clothing and explore this incredible structure.

Included is a guided tour of ICEHOTEL and some useful information about how to sleep well at -5C. One night in a room of ice, snow and snice (snow and ice) plus a room in a warm hotel room surrounded by stunning beauty and the frozen Torne River. Choose from a wide range of activities enjoy the nature.

An Incredible Adventure
Travel to the remote Sami village of Nikkaluokta where father and son team, Andreas and Nils Sarri welcome you to their remote world at the foot of Sweden's highest mountain, Mount Kebnekaise.

With a warm welcome and having donned some thermal winter suits journey by snowmobile through fairy tale snow-covered forests and into the Arctic tundra. There are just 4 wilderness cabins, with running water and electricity (a genuine luxury in the wilderness), on the frozen shores of Lake Láddjujávri alongside the iconic, Sami-themed mountain restaurant.

Seeing moose on this tour is almost guaranteed!! This holiday is about relaxation, enjoying the scenery and enjoying something quite special.

The Simply Sweden experience
- All the sensations from ICEHOTEL
- An extraordinary small and personal experience in the wilderness
- Great chances of seeing the northern lights and interesting wildlife

Itinerary

Day 1 
Fly from UK to Kiruna in Lapland (via Stockholm).
Transfer from Kiruna airport to ICEHOTEL (20 mins).
Guided tour of ICEHOTEL.
Check into your cold room at ICEHOTEL.

Day 2 
Breakfast.
Check out of your cold room at ICEHOTEL.
Optional excursions / activities.
Check in to your warm room at ICEHOTEL.

Day 3 
Breakfast.
Morning at leisure or optional excursions / activities.

Snowmobiles - An Incredible Journey!
This is the Arctic and this is the wilderness - conditions are naturally unpredictable and the exact itinerary is not the same from day to day.

1pm: Collection for this exclusive tour where your destination is the end of the road in the Sami village of Nikkaluokta. This road is popular for moose watching excursions as moose and reindeer are regularly seen grazing at the road side – keep your camera close by!

2pm: Father and son team, Andreas and Nils Sarri (who have Sami heritage), will provide you with warm outer clothing and give you comprehensive instructions about how to drive your snowmobile through the wilderness to Lake Láddjujávri. Time for a fika (coffee and cake) before exploring some more. Perhaps light a fire, gather round, get to know each other and scan the sky for the northern lights.

5pm: Back to the cabins and time to relax and enjoy the silence of nature. Sauna and a roll in the snow perhaps.

7.30pm Evening meal served in the iconic restaurant. Fingers crossed for northern lights.

Day 4 
8am: Breakfast buffet
9am: Snowmobile to a renowned ice-fishing location surrounded by mountains. Drill your hole, bait your hook and see what’s nibbling.
10am: Time to jump on the snowmobiles and head back to the start point in Nikkaloukta. 

1hr transfer to Kiruna airport or continue your holiday in Swedish Lapland with Simply Sweden.
Flight back to the UK (via Stockholm).

Accommodation

Enoks Wilderness Cabins - Swedish Lapland

** AN INCREDIBLE ADVENTURE **
Click on the image for more photos. Seeing moose on this tour is almost guaranteed!

Journey to the foot of Sweden’s highest mountain, Mount Kebnekaise, which towers 2000m above sea level and is one of the main attractions of the Scandinavian Mountain Range. Enoks Wilderness Cabins are on the frozen shores of Lake Láddjujávri and 4 cabins have been built alongside the iconic, award-winning Sami-themed mountain restaurant.

This is the Arctic and this is the wilderness - conditions are naturally unpredictable and the exact itinerary is not the same from day to day.

Wilderness Cabins
- 4 cabins in the wilderness
- Running water & electricity – a genuine luxury in the wilderness
- All cabins have shower and WC
- 3 course evening meal and breakfast included
- Andreas is a trained chef specialising in traditional Sami food

ICEHOTEL & ICEHOTEL365

In November 2016 ICEHOTEL365 will open its doors for the first time and ICEHOTEL will stand proud on the banks of the Torne River 365 days of the year. There will be 10 Deluxe Rooms and 12 ARTsuites and the world famous ICEbar.

During November and early December the 30 rooms in Winter ICEHOTEL will be constructed from snow, ice and snice (a snow and ice mixture) on the banks of the Torne River and will open on Saturday 10th December 2016.

You can be sure of a good nights sleep as each bed has thick comfortable mattresses, insulating reindeer skins and warm arctic sleeping bags. In the morning you are offered a welcome cup of hot lingon berry juice at your bedside.

Room Types
ICEHOTEL ICErooms 
Each room will be decorated with hand crafted ICEart and feature ICEfurniture. Space for up to 4 people. (Winter ICEHOTEL)

ICEHOTEL ARTsuites / Winter Suites
ARTsuites (ICEHOTEL365) and Winter Suites (Winter ICEHOTEL) are elaborately decorated with ICEart and ICEsculptures. These suites are designed by carefully selected renowned artists from across the globe. Space for up to 4 people. 

ICEHOTEL Deluxe Suites
Just 10 rooms of luxury on ICE! Spacious, unique and elaborately decorated with ICEart and ICEsculptures. All rooms are in ICEHOTEL365 and have private (and warm!) ensuite facilities as follows:
DELUXE Suite Hilla - Shower, bath and sauna
DELUXE Suite Jáure - Shower and sauna
DELUXE Suite Johka - Shower

Click on the image for more photos.

ICEHOTEL - Warm Accommodation

These are comfortable rooms in a typical modern Scandinavian design. There are 3 different room categories. WiFi is available for those who need to stay in touch.

Kaamos Rooms
Double / twin hotel standard rooms with private bathroom facilities. 

Arctic Chalets
Cosy hotel chalets with 2 bedrooms (1 double and 1 single) with a small living area with table and chairs, a fridge and bathroom. 

Nordic Chalets
Hotel chalets with a double / twin bedroom and 1 bedroom with bunk beds. For families with 3 children an extra bed can be included. Once again there is a bathroom, table, chairs and fridge. 

Click on the image for more photos.

 

Activities & Excursions

ICEHOTEL 2017/18

This is a short list of our recommended excursions available during your stay at ICEHOTEL.

Activities dates / times may be subject to change.

Please note the prices of these activities are only guaranteed once booked. 

Highly Recommended Northern Lights Overnight Tour
Enoks Luxury Wilderness Cabins - Kebnekaise - An incredible adventure!

Northern Lights Excursion by Snowmobile
A guided snowmobile tour in search of the Northern Lights – you will drive a snowmobile. Includes supper.
Available: From 15Dec-24Mar. 7pm 4hrs.
£188pp 2 per snowmobile. £278 single rider. Child 6-12yrs £94.

Husky Excursion with Lunch
Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride as you glide through the glorious white wilderness. Approx 25kms and includes lunch.
Available: From 1Dec. 11.15am 4hrs.
As a passenger £318pp. Driver your own team £419pp. Child 6-12yrs £159.

Mountain & Moose Snowmobile Tour ** RECOMMENDED **
Moose are almost guaranteed on this tour as you transfer through the moose winter grazing grounds to the tiny village of Nikkaloukta. This self-drive snowmobile tour takes you to the foot of Sweden’s highest mountain, Kebnekaise. Depending on time and conditions there could be a stop for ice fishing. Lunch is served at the famous Enoks mountain restaurant. 1hr Transfer and lunch with local ingredients is included. You will drive a snowmobile.
Available: From 1Dec. 8.30am 6hr. No tours on 23, 24, 25 or 31Dec.
£269pp 2 per snowmobile. £384 single rider. Child in a sled 6-12yrs £130.

Cross Country Ski Excursion
A short transfer by snowmobile and trailer to your start point. Strap your skis on and explore the forests. Hot dogs over an open fire and warm drinks are included.
Available: From 15Nov. 0845 2hr45.
£79pp. Child 6-12yrs £40.


A full list of activities provided by ICEHOTEL can be found here.

 

Dates

For 2017/18 this holiday is available from 1 December to 31 March.

Prices

Prices from 
£1440 per person for the overnight snowmobile

ICEHOTEL options from
£115pp weekend supplement (Thur-Sun)

ICEHOTEL Upgrades
Upgrade from an ICEroom to ....
Artsuite from £70pp (£80pp Thur-Sun)
Deluxe Suites from:
Hilla £320pp (£255pp Thur-Sun)
Jáure £280pp (£210pp Thur-Sun)
Johka £270pp (£195pp Thur-Sun) 

Wilderness Snowmobile upgrades from
£160pp to drive individual snowmobile

Includes
Price based upon 2 adults sharing a double / twin room and includes flights from UK to Kiruna, transfer to ICEHOTEL, 1 night in a ICEroom, 1 night warm room at ICEHOTEL, 1 night at the wilderness cabins. Breakfast is included at ICEHOTEL and at the wilderness camp. An evening meal is also included at the wilderness camp. Transfer to Kiruna airport and flight back to UK. Warm outer clothing included throughout.

Gallery

Information

Useful information about the Northern Lights  >>

Useful information about ICEHOTEL in Swedish Lapland >>

More information about your holiday in Sweden >>

This is an extremely flexible holiday and can be combined with many of our winter holidays in Swedish Lapland >>

Overview

The traditional ICEHOTEL holiday and a magical experience in Swedish Lapland.

Fly from the UK to Kiruna and enjoy two nights at the world famous and original ICEHOTEL. You land in this magical winter wonderland at Kiruna airport in the early afternoon. The transfer to ICEHOTEL takes just twenty minutes. Check in at the main reception, collect your warm outer clothing and explore this incredible structure.

Included is a guided tour of ICEHOTEL and some useful information about how to sleep well at -5C. One night in a room of ice, snow and snice (snow and ice) plus a room in a warm hotel room surrounded by stunning beauty and the frozen Torne River. Choose from a wide range of activities enjoy the nature.

An Incredible Adventure
Travel to the remote Sami village of Nikkaluokta where father and son team, Andreas and Nils Sarri welcome you to their remote world at the foot of Sweden's highest mountain, Mount Kebnekaise.

With a warm welcome and having donned some thermal winter suits journey by snowmobile through fairy tale snow-covered forests and into the Arctic tundra. There are just 4 wilderness cabins, with running water and electricity (a genuine luxury in the wilderness), on the frozen shores of Lake Láddjujávri alongside the iconic, Sami-themed mountain restaurant.

Seeing moose on this tour is almost guaranteed!! This holiday is about relaxation, enjoying the scenery and enjoying something quite special.

The Simply Sweden experience
- All the sensations from ICEHOTEL
- An extraordinary small and personal experience in the wilderness
- Great chances of seeing the northern lights and interesting wildlife

Itinerary

Day 1 
Fly from UK to Kiruna in Lapland (via Stockholm).
Transfer from Kiruna airport to ICEHOTEL (20 mins).
Guided tour of ICEHOTEL.
Check into your cold room at ICEHOTEL.

Day 2 
Breakfast.
Check out of your cold room at ICEHOTEL.
Optional excursions / activities.
Check in to your warm room at ICEHOTEL.

Day 3 
Breakfast.
Morning at leisure or optional excursions / activities.

Snowmobiles - An Incredible Journey!
This is the Arctic and this is the wilderness - conditions are naturally unpredictable and the exact itinerary is not the same from day to day.

1pm: Collection for this exclusive tour where your destination is the end of the road in the Sami village of Nikkaluokta. This road is popular for moose watching excursions as moose and reindeer are regularly seen grazing at the road side – keep your camera close by!

2pm: Father and son team, Andreas and Nils Sarri (who have Sami heritage), will provide you with warm outer clothing and give you comprehensive instructions about how to drive your snowmobile through the wilderness to Lake Láddjujávri. Time for a fika (coffee and cake) before exploring some more. Perhaps light a fire, gather round, get to know each other and scan the sky for the northern lights.

5pm: Back to the cabins and time to relax and enjoy the silence of nature. Sauna and a roll in the snow perhaps.

7.30pm Evening meal served in the iconic restaurant. Fingers crossed for northern lights.

Day 4 
8am: Breakfast buffet
9am: Snowmobile to a renowned ice-fishing location surrounded by mountains. Drill your hole, bait your hook and see what’s nibbling.
10am: Time to jump on the snowmobiles and head back to the start point in Nikkaloukta. 

1hr transfer to Kiruna airport or continue your holiday in Swedish Lapland with Simply Sweden.
Flight back to the UK (via Stockholm).

Accomodation

Enoks Wilderness Cabins - Swedish Lapland

** AN INCREDIBLE ADVENTURE **
Click on the image for more photos. Seeing moose on this tour is almost guaranteed!

Journey to the foot of Sweden’s highest mountain, Mount Kebnekaise, which towers 2000m above sea level and is one of the main attractions of the Scandinavian Mountain Range. Enoks Wilderness Cabins are on the frozen shores of Lake Láddjujávri and 4 cabins have been built alongside the iconic, award-winning Sami-themed mountain restaurant.

This is the Arctic and this is the wilderness - conditions are naturally unpredictable and the exact itinerary is not the same from day to day.

Wilderness Cabins
- 4 cabins in the wilderness
- Running water & electricity – a genuine luxury in the wilderness
- All cabins have shower and WC
- 3 course evening meal and breakfast included
- Andreas is a trained chef specialising in traditional Sami food

ICEHOTEL & ICEHOTEL365

In November 2016 ICEHOTEL365 will open its doors for the first time and ICEHOTEL will stand proud on the banks of the Torne River 365 days of the year. There will be 10 Deluxe Rooms and 12 ARTsuites and the world famous ICEbar.

During November and early December the 30 rooms in Winter ICEHOTEL will be constructed from snow, ice and snice (a snow and ice mixture) on the banks of the Torne River and will open on Saturday 10th December 2016.

You can be sure of a good nights sleep as each bed has thick comfortable mattresses, insulating reindeer skins and warm arctic sleeping bags. In the morning you are offered a welcome cup of hot lingon berry juice at your bedside.

Room Types
ICEHOTEL ICErooms 
Each room will be decorated with hand crafted ICEart and feature ICEfurniture. Space for up to 4 people. (Winter ICEHOTEL)

ICEHOTEL ARTsuites / Winter Suites
ARTsuites (ICEHOTEL365) and Winter Suites (Winter ICEHOTEL) are elaborately decorated with ICEart and ICEsculptures. These suites are designed by carefully selected renowned artists from across the globe. Space for up to 4 people. 

ICEHOTEL Deluxe Suites
Just 10 rooms of luxury on ICE! Spacious, unique and elaborately decorated with ICEart and ICEsculptures. All rooms are in ICEHOTEL365 and have private (and warm!) ensuite facilities as follows:
DELUXE Suite Hilla - Shower, bath and sauna
DELUXE Suite Jáure - Shower and sauna
DELUXE Suite Johka - Shower

Click on the image for more photos.

ICEHOTEL - Warm Accommodation

These are comfortable rooms in a typical modern Scandinavian design. There are 3 different room categories. WiFi is available for those who need to stay in touch.

Kaamos Rooms
Double / twin hotel standard rooms with private bathroom facilities. 

Arctic Chalets
Cosy hotel chalets with 2 bedrooms (1 double and 1 single) with a small living area with table and chairs, a fridge and bathroom. 

Nordic Chalets
Hotel chalets with a double / twin bedroom and 1 bedroom with bunk beds. For families with 3 children an extra bed can be included. Once again there is a bathroom, table, chairs and fridge. 

Click on the image for more photos.

 

Excursions

ICEHOTEL 2017/18

This is a short list of our recommended excursions available during your stay at ICEHOTEL.

Activities dates / times may be subject to change.

Please note the prices of these activities are only guaranteed once booked. 

Highly Recommended Northern Lights Overnight Tour
Enoks Luxury Wilderness Cabins - Kebnekaise - An incredible adventure!

Northern Lights Excursion by Snowmobile
A guided snowmobile tour in search of the Northern Lights – you will drive a snowmobile. Includes supper.
Available: From 15Dec-24Mar. 7pm 4hrs.
£188pp 2 per snowmobile. £278 single rider. Child 6-12yrs £94.

Husky Excursion with Lunch
Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride as you glide through the glorious white wilderness. Approx 25kms and includes lunch.
Available: From 1Dec. 11.15am 4hrs.
As a passenger £318pp. Driver your own team £419pp. Child 6-12yrs £159.

Mountain & Moose Snowmobile Tour ** RECOMMENDED **
Moose are almost guaranteed on this tour as you transfer through the moose winter grazing grounds to the tiny village of Nikkaloukta. This self-drive snowmobile tour takes you to the foot of Sweden’s highest mountain, Kebnekaise. Depending on time and conditions there could be a stop for ice fishing. Lunch is served at the famous Enoks mountain restaurant. 1hr Transfer and lunch with local ingredients is included. You will drive a snowmobile.
Available: From 1Dec. 8.30am 6hr. No tours on 23, 24, 25 or 31Dec.
£269pp 2 per snowmobile. £384 single rider. Child in a sled 6-12yrs £130.

Cross Country Ski Excursion
A short transfer by snowmobile and trailer to your start point. Strap your skis on and explore the forests. Hot dogs over an open fire and warm drinks are included.
Available: From 15Nov. 0845 2hr45.
£79pp. Child 6-12yrs £40.


A full list of activities provided by ICEHOTEL can be found here.

 

Dates

For 2017/18 this holiday is available from 1 December to 31 March.

Prices

Prices from 
£1440 per person for the overnight snowmobile

ICEHOTEL options from
£115pp weekend supplement (Thur-Sun)

ICEHOTEL Upgrades
Upgrade from an ICEroom to ....
Artsuite from £70pp (£80pp Thur-Sun)
Deluxe Suites from:
Hilla £320pp (£255pp Thur-Sun)
Jáure £280pp (£210pp Thur-Sun)
Johka £270pp (£195pp Thur-Sun) 

Wilderness Snowmobile upgrades from
£160pp to drive individual snowmobile

Includes
Price based upon 2 adults sharing a double / twin room and includes flights from UK to Kiruna, transfer to ICEHOTEL, 1 night in a ICEroom, 1 night warm room at ICEHOTEL, 1 night at the wilderness cabins. Breakfast is included at ICEHOTEL and at the wilderness camp. An evening meal is also included at the wilderness camp. Transfer to Kiruna airport and flight back to UK. Warm outer clothing included throughout.

Gallery More Info

Useful information about the Northern Lights  >>

Useful information about ICEHOTEL in Swedish Lapland >>

More information about your holiday in Sweden >>

This is an extremely flexible holiday and can be combined with many of our winter holidays in Swedish Lapland >>